scouts-l Mail Archive for November of 1999: Re: Long Lost Council
MAJ) Mike Walton (settummanque, the blackeagle (blackeagle@SCOUTER.NET
Sun Nov 28 1999 - 15:48:45 CST
James Zotta asked:
>I'm hoping that someone out there might be able to help me hunt down some old
>records. In the near western suburbs of Chicago (Oak Park, specifically)
>there was once a council called "Thatcher Woods Area Council."
Yep. Very familiar with it. It was one of the nation's SMALLEST local Councils.
>The council handled the Scout troops just west of the city of Chicago. It
has long >been closed, merged, or whatever.
Consolidated in 1994 with the Northwest Suburban Council to form a new
Council, called the Des Plaines Valley Council.
>I'm trying to locate what council might have picked up their records, etc. My
>local council tells me that chances are pretty slim at the moment that the
national >Scout headquarters in Tx would have any of those old records
easily acessable... if >at all. Hopefully someone out there knows where to
turn... it's worth a shot...
More than a shot. The new Council office is located in LaGrange, IL.
There should be a couple of Scouters from that Council here on this list; if
so, raise your hands *grinning* and let him know how to reach the Council
(MAJ) Mike L. Walton (settummanque, the blackeagle)
personal inquiries via email@example.com,
blackeagle@SCOUTER.net or firstname.lastname@example.org
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